Dr Red Ruby Scarlet is an activist, artist, early childhood teacher-researcher, consultant and academic. Red has been working in early childhood for over 25 years and is devoted to creative, imaginative, inclusive practices that promote dignity and integrity in early childhood. Red has developed curriculum and learning frameworks nationally and internationally. Red has published widely foregrounding the stories of the numerous ‘teacher-research’ and ‘research with children’ projects Red has lead and contributed to across the world.
Her current books include The Anti-Bias Approach in Early Childhood (Ed), Fair’s Fair: How to tackle bias in education and care settings (co-authored with Lisa Bryant) forthcoming The Aboriginal Early Childhood Practice Guide (co-authored with Jessica Staines) and Becoming with art in early childhood.
Red is currently the Creative Director of MultiVerse – an organisation devoted to creating professional development and resourcing for early childhood that is committed to arts, anti-bias approaches, inclusive pedagogies, and curriculum. She is currently a part-time teacher at Clovelly Children’s Centre in Sydney NSW. Red plays a leadership role in the Social Justice In Early Childhood group and is the founder of the Social Justice In Early Childhood Foundation.